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Hannah’s disability is a kind of liability for the curative powers from which Papa derives his reputation and on whose earning power the family depends.
THE SPELLBINDING ‘REVIVAL SEASON’ MAKES MONICA WEST AN AUTHOR TO WATCHNAOMI JACKSONMAY 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Therefore inflammation was merely a cellular response to an external agent, a body’s curative reaction.
THE MAN WHO DRANK CHOLERA AND LAUNCHED THE YOGURT CRAZE - ISSUE 100: OUTSIDERSLINA ZELDOVICHMAY 19, 2021NAUTILUS
The healthcare economist Zack Cooper is not as optimistic about the curative powers of price transparency.
HOW TO FIX THE HOT MESS OF U.S. HEALTHCARE (EP. 456)STEPHEN J. DUBNERAPRIL 1, 2021FREAKONOMICS
In his 2019 essay on The Healing Power of Gardens, the late neurologist Oliver Sacks tried to grasp the mysterious curative effects of nature on the human body.
THE SCIENCE BEHIND WHY PEOPLE TURN TO GARDENING TO COPE WITH STRESSANNE QUITOJANUARY 24, 2021QUARTZ
The Boston Globe, however, concluded that the serum “is believed to be preventative as well as curative,” suggesting that this measure could decrease the number of cases and deaths, thus bringing the epidemic under control.
HISTORY REMINDS US THAT VACCINES ALONE DON’T END PANDEMICSE. THOMAS EWINGNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Mathematical models predict they could cut transmission by 80 percent or more, long before curative therapies or safe and effective vaccines become available.
THE CASE FOR RAPID AT-HOME COVID TESTING FOR EVERYONE - FACTS SO ROMANTICROBERT BAZELLAUGUST 5, 2020NAUTILUS
Frret's were preventive, Holbach's curative, but appear to be rather strong dose for a dvote.
BARON D'HOLBACHMAX PEARSON CUSHING
Saliva, like tears, had creative and therefore curative qualities; it also expelled and injured demons and brought good luck.
MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
The defendant had agreed to send for the curative charm to a wise woman in the mountains.
IRISH WITCHCRAFT AND DEMONOLOGYST. JOHN D. (ST. JOHN DRELINCOURT) SEYMOUR
This was a curative act, authorizing elections and prescribing methods of registration.
THE MEMOIRS OF GENERAL P. H. SHERIDAN, COMPLETEGENERAL PHILIP HENRY SHERIDAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CURATIVE

  • antidotal
  • corrective
  • curative
  • healthful
  • recuperative
  • remedial
  • therapeutic
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